2024 Damage Prevention Council of Texas Board of Directors Nomination Form

About the DPC of Texas Board of Directors

DPC of Texas Board Members act in the broad interest of all stakeholders and actively strive to meet our mission “To facilitate underground utility and pipeline damage prevention, promote best practices and contribute toward public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.”

Pre-requisite for Board Nomination

The Nominating Committee seeks candidates who will bring wisdom, effectiveness, diversity, candor and creative thinking to the Board. You may nominate yourself or someone else using the form below and multiple nominations are permitted. In addition to other relevant factors, the Nominating Committee considers each candidate’s background and experience in the following areas:

1. Demonstrated commitment and active engagement in DPC of Texas chapter activities including meetings, workshops and excavation safety days;
2. Stakeholder group represented and position currently held with Employer. A candidate’s professional background and chapter contributions should complement that of the current Board members and other nominees to ensure Board diversity;
3. Overall knowledge of underground utilities/pipeline safety, best practices, and industry standards related to damage prevention;
4. Ability to commit the time and energy required for a two-year term.

What Do Board Members Do?

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  • Assist with effective strategic planning;
  • Review and approve proposed budget and quarterly financials;
  • Serve as ambassadors for the DPC of Texas and encourage industry professionals to join their respective chapters and to participate in events in their area;
  • Fundraising a minimum of $10,000 annually
  • Actively participate in the planning & execution of DPC of Texas Conferences, workshops, excavation safety days, and chapter meetings.
  • Display courteous conduct with staff, speakers, fellow board members, and all Council members at all times.

When Do Board Members Meet?

Official Board meetings are held quarterly either in person or via virtual meeting with the Annual Meeting occurring every February. In addition to these five official meetings, Board members may also convene for ad hoc Committee meetings to address specific challenges facing the utility & pipeline industry or to review organizational, financial or governance matters. Board members also meet monthly via conference call to discuss general topics and provide updates on current initiatives.

Are Board Members Compensated?

Board members do not receive compensation for their board service. Additionally, Board members are responsible for all travel expenses related to attending in-person board meetings.

2024 Call for Nominations